All Events, Closures and Refurbishments at Disneyland during August, November and December of 2016, 2018, 2020 and 2021

August 2016

January 2015 - N/AHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMuppet*Vision 3D closed indefinitely. The theater has been renamed the Sunset Showcase. From July 1- August 14 the theater will host a preview of Pete's Dragon.
Nov. 16 - TBATomorrowland : Disneyland ParkSeason of the Force Star Wars overlay, featuring Star Wars Launch Bay, Hyperspace Mountain, Path of the Jedi, and Star Wars-inspired foods at The Galactic Grill.
Jan. 10 - Jul. 29Frontierland : Disneyland ParkRivers of America Attractions Disneyland Railroad and most Rivers of America attractions (including Fantasmic!) are closed temporarily to make room for the construction of the new Star Wars land. Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island has re-opened. Fantasmic! opens on July 17. Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes, Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia and Disneyland Railroad reopen on July 29.
Jun. 16 - Aug. 13Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortDisneyland All-American College Band This talented group of college students performs Tuesdays-Sundays for about 10 weeks during the summer. Performances are in various areas in both parks, and include a jazz set as well as marching band performances.
Jul. 01 - Aug. 14Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureSneak peek of Pete's Dragon at Sunset Showcase Theater This sneak peek of the movie features in-theater special effects.
Aug. 08 - Aug. 26Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureKing Triton's Carousel Refurbishment
Aug. 22 - Sep. 08New Orleans Square : Disneyland ParkHaunted Mansion Short refurbishment to apply the Nightmare Before Christmas overlay for the Halloween and Christmas seasons. Re-opens on September 9.
Aug. 22 - Sep. 29Main Street USA : Disneyland ParkGreat Moments with Mr. Lincoln Refurbishment.
Aug. 29 - Sep. 01Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureTwilight Zone Tower of Tower Refurbishment

November 2016

Jan. 10 - Jul. 29Frontierland : Disneyland ParkRivers of America Attractions Disneyland Railroad and most Rivers of America attractions (including Fantasmic!) are closed temporarily to make room for the construction of the new Star Wars land. Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island has re-opened. Fantasmic! opens on July 17. Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes, Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia and Disneyland Railroad reopen on July 29.
Sep. 11 - Sep. 15Paradise Pier Hotel : HotelsParadise Pool and Spa Closed for refurbishment
Oct. 03 - Nov. 03Critter Country : Disneyland ParkCritter Country Refurbishment All Critter Country attractions and locations, including Splash Mountain, Winnie the Pooh and Friends, Hungry Bear Restaurant, Pooh Corner, and The Briar Patch, are closed for refurbishment.
Oct. 07 - Nov. 06Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureDr. Strange Sneak Peek Sneak peak, complete with special effects, in the Sunset Showcase Theater. The movie opens on November 4, 2016.
Oct. 14 - Nov. 27a bug's land : Disney California AdventureMoana Sneak Peek A 3-D preview of the upcoming movie "Moana" is held in the "It's Tough to Be a Bug" theater. The movie opens on November 23, 2016.
Oct. 24 - Nov. 09Fantasyland : Disneyland Park"it's a small world" Closed for installation of holiday overlay
Nov. 01 - Nov. 02Tomorrowland : Disneyland ParkSpace Mountain Closed for removal of Ghost Galaxy overlay
Nov. 01 - Nov. 09Adventureland : Disneyland ParkJungle Cruise Closed for installation of "Jingle Cruise" holiday overlay.
Nov. 10 - Nov. 13Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortSuper Heroes Half Marathon Weekend November 10-13. Events include the Health and Fitness Expo, Kids Races, Captain America 5K, Dr. Strange 10K, Half Marathon, and Infinity Gauntlet Challenge. Registration is still open for some events.
http://land.allears.net/blogs/dnews/2016/09/new_merriment_coming_to_the_di.html - Jan. 08Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortHolidays at the Disneyland Resort Festive decorations resort-wide, including Christmas trees and gingerbread houses. Holiday parade and fireworks show in Disneyland, and the new World of Color - Winter Dreams and Festival of Holidays celebration in Disney California Adventure. Holiday themed versions of Jungle Cruise, Haunted Mansion, and "it's a small world". Special treats and menu items in both theme parks. Meet and Greet opportunities with holiday costumed characters and Santa Claus. Ice skating rink in Downtown Disney.
Nov. 10 - Jan. 08Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortFestival of Holidays Celebrate holidays around the world from November 10, 2017-January 7, 2018. Daily activities around Disney California Adventure include festival themed food and beverage booths, performances by guest musical groups, and the returning Viva Navidad! celebration.
Nov. 10 - Jan. 08Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color - Season of Light This new World of Color show celebrates the season with holiday music and memorable moments from Disney animated movies.
Nov. 11 - Jan. 01Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortPaint the Night Parade The Paint the Night Parade will return to Disneyland on select nights during the holiday season. Performance dates are currently on the Disneyland calendar are November 18-27, December 2-4, December 9-11. It's expected that the parade will run daily from December 16-January 1.

December 2016

Jan. 10 - Jul. 29Frontierland : Disneyland ParkRivers of America Attractions Disneyland Railroad and most Rivers of America attractions (including Fantasmic!) are closed temporarily to make room for the construction of the new Star Wars land. Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island has re-opened. Fantasmic! opens on July 17. Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes, Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia and Disneyland Railroad reopen on July 29.
Sep. 11 - Sep. 15Paradise Pier Hotel : HotelsParadise Pool and Spa Closed for refurbishment
http://land.allears.net/blogs/dnews/2016/09/new_merriment_coming_to_the_di.html - Jan. 08Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortHolidays at the Disneyland Resort Festive decorations resort-wide, including Christmas trees and gingerbread houses. Holiday parade and fireworks show in Disneyland, and the new World of Color - Winter Dreams and Festival of Holidays celebration in Disney California Adventure. Holiday themed versions of Jungle Cruise, Haunted Mansion, and "it's a small world". Special treats and menu items in both theme parks. Meet and Greet opportunities with holiday costumed characters and Santa Claus. Ice skating rink in Downtown Disney.
Nov. 10 - Jan. 08Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortFestival of Holidays Celebrate holidays around the world from November 10, 2017-January 7, 2018. Daily activities around Disney California Adventure include festival themed food and beverage booths, performances by guest musical groups, and the returning Viva Navidad! celebration.
Nov. 10 - Jan. 08Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color - Season of Light This new World of Color show celebrates the season with holiday music and memorable moments from Disney animated movies.
Nov. 11 - Jan. 01Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortPaint the Night Parade The Paint the Night Parade will return to Disneyland on select nights during the holiday season. Performance dates are currently on the Disneyland calendar are November 18-27, December 2-4, December 9-11. It's expected that the parade will run daily from December 16-January 1.
Dec. 03 - Dec. 04Main Street USA : Disneyland ParkCandlelight Processional The Christmas story told in music and readings from the Bible. Featuring a mass choir, full orchestra, and guest narrator, performed from the Main Street Train Station. Performance times and narrators are TBD.

August 2018

Aug. 2015 - May. 31Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortStar Wars: Galaxy's Edge The 14-acre Star Wars-themed land that was announced during the 2015 D23 EXPO opens at Disneyland on May 31.
Early 2018 - Fall 2018Downtown Disney : Downtown DisneyWorld of Disney During the lengthy re-imagining project, half of the store is closed while the other half remains open to guests. The initial remodeling phase of the western half of the store is complete and it has re-opened. The eastern half is now closed.
Mar. 02 - Opening April, 2019.Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureKing Triton's Carousel Closed for re-theming to Jessie's Critter Carousel as part of the Pixar Pier transformation. Jessie's Critter Carousel is cheduled to open in April, 2019.
Mar. 19 - Opening 2020a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to be a Bug Closed March 19, 2018, to be replaced by the new Marvel Super Heroes area, opening in 2020.
Mar. 20 - Opening 2020a bug's land : Disney California AdventureMarvel Super Heroes-Themed Land The Guardians of the Galaxy will be joined by Spider-Man and the Avengers in what will become a completely immersive Super Hero universe. This new land, opening in 2020, will be anchored by the Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT!, in the adjacent space that is currently occupied by "a bug's land." "It's Tough to Be a Bug" closed March 19; the rest of the land will close September 5.
Apr. 13 - Late 2018.Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color Closed for refurbishment.
Apr. 13 - Sep. 03Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortPixar Fest Pixar Fest begins on April 13, 2018. During this limited time event, the Paint the Night parade will return to Disney California Adventure, while the Pixar Play Parade moves to Disneyland, where it will lead off with a new Luxo, Jr. float. Also at Disneyland will be the new "Together Forever - A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular" fireworks show.
Apr. 13 - Feb. 21Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color Closed since 2018 due to undisclosed problems.
May. 30 - No details availableDowntown Disney : Downtown DisneyDowntown Disney West End Closures The following Downtown Disney locations closed in preparation for the construction of a proposed new hotel which has since been canceled. No details on what might be going into the now available retail spaces.
 
AMC Theaters
ESPN Zone
Rainforest Cafe
Jul. 30 - Re-opening date not yet available.Fantasyland : Disneyland ParkMatterhorn Bobsleds Closed for refurbishment.
Jul. 30 - Aug. 03Fantasyland : Disneyland ParkPinocchio's Daring Journey Closed for refrbishment.
Aug. 06 - Oct. 02Adventureland : Disneyland ParkEnchanted Tiki Room Closed for refurbishment.
Aug. 14 - Sep. 27Main Street USA : Disneyland ParkMain Street Cinema Closed for refurbishment.
Aug. 20 - Sep. 06New Orleans Square : Disneyland ParkHaunted Mansion Closed for installation of holiday overlay.

November 2018

Aug. 2015 - May. 31Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortStar Wars: Galaxy's Edge The 14-acre Star Wars-themed land that was announced during the 2015 D23 EXPO opens at Disneyland on May 31.
Mar. 02 - Opening April, 2019.Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureKing Triton's Carousel Closed for re-theming to Jessie's Critter Carousel as part of the Pixar Pier transformation. Jessie's Critter Carousel is cheduled to open in April, 2019.
Mar. 19 - Opening 2020a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to be a Bug Closed March 19, 2018, to be replaced by the new Marvel Super Heroes area, opening in 2020.
Mar. 20 - Opening 2020a bug's land : Disney California AdventureMarvel Super Heroes-Themed Land The Guardians of the Galaxy will be joined by Spider-Man and the Avengers in what will become a completely immersive Super Hero universe. This new land, opening in 2020, will be anchored by the Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT!, in the adjacent space that is currently occupied by "a bug's land." "It's Tough to Be a Bug" closed March 19; the rest of the land will close September 5.
Apr. 13 - Late 2018.Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color Closed for refurbishment.
Apr. 13 - Feb. 21Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color Closed since 2018 due to undisclosed problems.
May. 30 - No details availableDowntown Disney : Downtown DisneyDowntown Disney West End Closures The following Downtown Disney locations closed in preparation for the construction of a proposed new hotel which has since been canceled. No details on what might be going into the now available retail spaces.
 
AMC Theaters
ESPN Zone
Rainforest Cafe
Jul. 30 - Re-opening date not yet available.Fantasyland : Disneyland ParkMatterhorn Bobsleds Closed for refurbishment.
Sep. 04 - January, 2019Disneyland Hotel : HotelsTangaroa Terrace Closed for refurbishment and upgrades. Select menu offerings will be available at Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar and The Coffee House during this time.
Sep. 05 - Permanent Closurea bug's land : Disney California AdventureBug's Land Closure "A bug's land", including Flik's Fun Fair, will be closing permanently starting September 5. The area will be re-imagined as Marvel Super Heroes land, opening in 2020.
Sep. 07 - Fall 2018Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortRemember...Dreams Come True Disneyland's 50th anniversary fireworks show returns for a limited time with performances on select nights starting 9/7/18.
Sep. 24 - Nov. 21Grand Californian : HotelsWhite Water Snacks White Water Snacks will re-open with a new look. During the refurbishment, Hearthstone Lounge will offer a selection of grab-and-go food and beverage options.
Nov. 09 - Jan. 06Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortHolidays at Disneyland The holiday season at the Disneyland Resort will be celebrated from November 9, 2018 through January 6, 2019.
Nov. 12 - Nov. 16Frontierland : Disneyland ParkMark Twain Riverboat Closed for refurbishment.
Nov. 22Disneyland Hotel : HotelsThanksgiving The Grand Ballroom will host a Thanksgiving Day Feast from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

December 2018

Aug. 2015 - May. 31Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortStar Wars: Galaxy's Edge The 14-acre Star Wars-themed land that was announced during the 2015 D23 EXPO opens at Disneyland on May 31.
Mar. 02 - Opening April, 2019.Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureKing Triton's Carousel Closed for re-theming to Jessie's Critter Carousel as part of the Pixar Pier transformation. Jessie's Critter Carousel is cheduled to open in April, 2019.
Mar. 19 - Opening 2020a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to be a Bug Closed March 19, 2018, to be replaced by the new Marvel Super Heroes area, opening in 2020.
Mar. 20 - Opening 2020a bug's land : Disney California AdventureMarvel Super Heroes-Themed Land The Guardians of the Galaxy will be joined by Spider-Man and the Avengers in what will become a completely immersive Super Hero universe. This new land, opening in 2020, will be anchored by the Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT!, in the adjacent space that is currently occupied by "a bug's land." "It's Tough to Be a Bug" closed March 19; the rest of the land will close September 5.
Apr. 13 - Feb. 21Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color Closed since 2018 due to undisclosed problems.
May. 30 - No details availableDowntown Disney : Downtown DisneyDowntown Disney West End Closures The following Downtown Disney locations closed in preparation for the construction of a proposed new hotel which has since been canceled. No details on what might be going into the now available retail spaces.
 
AMC Theaters
ESPN Zone
Rainforest Cafe
Sep. 04 - January, 2019Disneyland Hotel : HotelsTangaroa Terrace Closed for refurbishment and upgrades. Select menu offerings will be available at Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar and The Coffee House during this time.
Sep. 05 - Permanent Closurea bug's land : Disney California AdventureBug's Land Closure "A bug's land", including Flik's Fun Fair, will be closing permanently starting September 5. The area will be re-imagined as Marvel Super Heroes land, opening in 2020.
Nov. 09 - Jan. 06Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortHolidays at Disneyland The holiday season at the Disneyland Resort will be celebrated from November 9, 2018 through January 6, 2019.

August 2020

May. 30 - No details availableDowntown Disney : Downtown DisneyDowntown Disney West End Closures The following Downtown Disney locations closed in preparation for the construction of a proposed new hotel which has since been canceled. No details on what might be going into the now available retail spaces.
 
AMC Theaters
ESPN Zone
Rainforest Cafe
Summer 2020Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortAvengers Campus Phase 1 Opens When you visit Avengers Campus you will become part of an interconnected story that includes California Adventure, Disneyland Paris, and Hong Kong Disneyland. On each campus the Avengers will be looking for and recruiting people to join them.

November 2020

May. 30 - No details availableDowntown Disney : Downtown DisneyDowntown Disney West End Closures The following Downtown Disney locations closed in preparation for the construction of a proposed new hotel which has since been canceled. No details on what might be going into the now available retail spaces.
 
AMC Theaters
ESPN Zone
Rainforest Cafe

December 2020

May. 30 - No details availableDowntown Disney : Downtown DisneyDowntown Disney West End Closures The following Downtown Disney locations closed in preparation for the construction of a proposed new hotel which has since been canceled. No details on what might be going into the now available retail spaces.
 
AMC Theaters
ESPN Zone
Rainforest Cafe

August 2021

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November 2021

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December 2021

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